Week of October 1 - 5, 2012

Week of October 1 - 5, 2012

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests

Monday 10/1

Hr. 1

We continue a series of conversations with local candidates for state and national office, with State Senate hopeful Amy Hope Witryol of the 62nd District, which spans from western Monroe County to the Niagara River

Hr. 2

Have recent ethics controversies brought us back to the days of dysfunction in Albany? We talk with the NYU Brennan Center for Justice’s chief legislative watchdog Lawrence Norden (rescheduled from 9/26)

 

 

Tuesday 10/2

Hr. 1

As the Supreme Court begins another term this week we look at the role courts have played in the civil rights movement with legal historian Anne Emanuel (recorded)

Hr. 2

Math and science go Hollywood; Tony DeRose of the Pixar Films division of the Disney organization visits the U of R and discusses how science and math make films like Monsters, Inc., Brave and Toy Story possible

 

Wednesday 10/3

Hr. 1

Settling the Sibley Building’s fate, and other forthcoming plans; Rochester Downtown Development Corporation President Heidi Zimmer-Meyer discusses how the fate of downtown Rochester is changing

Hr. 2

Health care and the business community; Brian Sampson of the Business Council’s Unshackle Upstate program discusses how current and possible future plans will affect businesses in our region

 

Thursday 10/4

Hr. 1

We convene the College of Collectible Knowledge, our panel of antiques and collectibles experts, to answer your questions

Hr. 2

The first Presidential debate is now history; we get reaction and analysis from Hobart and William Smith College political scientist Iva Deutchman, about…Time Magazine editor Jim Blount, and possibly additional guests

 

Friday 10/5 (Arts Friday)

Hr.1

Noted science fiction authors Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross, who recently headlined the international conference on high tech and gaming jointly hosted by RIT and the Strong Museum, discuss issues of creative freedom, intellectual property and copyright as they affect the literary and creative artist  (recorded)

Hr. 2

We look at the Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s new MePix exhibition, starting today, with center director Bleu Cease and featured artist Ann Oren

 

The program originally scheduled for the first hour on October 2 with Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has been rescheduled at Ms. Slaughter’s request for the second hour on Wednesday, October 17.

 

 

All programs originate live in our studios unless otherwise indicated. Schedules are subject to change in response to breaking news. Pre-recorded programming may be replaced with live content on short notice.

 

 

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